For critical, mobile satellite communications
- The solution to depend on. Always there, everywhere, for essential communications
- Simple, adaptable, robust - designed for the real-life needs of users in any demanding situation
- From Thales, the global provider of satellite communication systems and communications technologies in safety-critical environments everywhere
We live in a world with an ever-increasing demand for connected, high-speed services and bandwidth –communication satellite systems have the unique advantage to offer these types of services globally and uniformly, even in parts of the world where terrestrial networks can’t. Wherever there is a strong latent need for safe, secure and simple communications – both services and equipment – satellite networks offer the best solution, giving each user high data rates, clarity and speed.
Satellite communication networks allow people in remote locations to access the internet, help vessels and aircrafts operate safely, and provide defense, government and emergency services with critical communication links during crises, natural disasters and states of emergency.
Thales, as a global leader in satellite communications and safety-critical technologies, is uniquely positioned to provide a wide range of hard-working solutions for the changing landscape your organization faces – offering services in the air, at sea and over land.
Thales has partnered with Iridium Communications to make this happen and thanks to friendly, easy to use mobile satellite solutions for customers, services can be accessed from anywhere in the world. Thales is a value added manufacturer of satcom terminal products for Iridium NEXT’s voice and broadband data services (known as Iridium CertusSM). For customers, the unparalleled coverage and high dependability of the Iridium network means they can rely on the critical Iridium network as a communications lifeline when it is needed most.
This Iridium Certified equipment will be there for you when you need it most.
up Data Rates352 Kbps
down Data Rates704 Kbps
Iridium operates the world's farthest reaching satellite telecommunications network with 100% global coverage. This satellite network plays a vital role in providing highly reliable voice and data communications services to the land, aviation, maritime and M2M markets.
Thales is a key partner with Iridium for offering customers the best terminal equipment able to access Iridium’s next generation services being delivered by Iridium NEXT, known as Iridium CertusSM.
Iridium NEXT is Iridium’s second-generation global satellite constellation: the backbone for the full constellation refresh. Iridium NEXT will maintain the existing Iridium constellation architecture of 66 cross-linked Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites.
Iridium CertusSM was completed and activated in January 2019. It provides connectivity services that cover 100% of the globe and broadband data services will range up to 1.4Mbps .
Thales Alenia Space was the prime contractor in delivering the NEXT constellation (2010-2017).
Thales has certified the following ten official resellers to sell and distribute our MissionLINK and VesseLINK solutions . To purchase these products, please visit their websites directly or use the "Find A Reseller" tool below to find the closest reseller office to your location.